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Synonyms for strikebreaker

someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike

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Three people were arrested during the trouble on Posidonos Avenue, which began at around 9am when some 50 strikebreakers tried to enter the site, which was being guarded by construction workers on day nine of an islandwide strike.
Despite these hardships, women did not uniformly oppose the strike; some gleefully participated in demonstrations, smuggled labour newspapers to each other under their aprons, looted coal from coal cars, or threw potatoes at strikebreakers.
TUC general secretary Brendan Barber said: "The Government should concentrate on resolving issues through negotiation, not the provocative use of troops as strikebreakers.
Although you may understand what "journalism" and "review" mean, you miss badly on "scab," which does not refer to union members in general, but to non-union workers who take jobs that entail crossing picket lines, also known as strikebreakers.
Mark Dunne, chairman of Merseyside's FBU, said: "Rather than wait for the result of the ballot, they have taken four emergency engines to start training strikebreakers.
Mark Dunne, chairman of Merseyside's FBU, told the ECHO: "Rather than wait for the result of the ballot, they have taken four emergency engines to start training strikebreakers.
Steinbeck's quote is the farmworkers' equivalent to what brews in A Democracy of Ghosts John Griswold's fictional depiction of the Herrin Massacre of 1922 a bloody battle between miners and strikebreakers that caused the deaths of twenty-one men-nineteen of them scabs-and cast a dark shadow of shame over Illinois.
Among the worst villains of traditional labor history, strikebreakers are at best portrayed as dupes of greedy capitalists and at worst depicted as Judases, evil "scabs" who betrayed their laboring brothers and class interest for short-term gains.
She draws on workers' letters, media accounts, etiquette books, factory rules, posters calling for strikebreakers, patent applications, and other primary sources to shed light on this seminal period.
Nor was there any interference from the strikers, except in one amusing sidelight: they had just taken delivery of the Tube's new rolling stock, the first with hydraulically-operated sliding passenger doors; they were very proud of them and they begged the strikebreakers not to use them in case they damaged them.
Strikes in 1906 and 1911 led to small wage increases, but management refused to negotiate with labor unions, used strikebreakers, and formed a "yellow" company union (147-49).
The biggest contractors--Halliburton and its subsidiary KBR, BE & K (a construction giant with a history of recruiting strikebreakers in labor disputes) and others--disclaim responsibility.
According to The Business Journal, AMFA has said that the ordinance defines strikebreakers as "any person who repeatedly secures or seeks to secure employment by offering to.
During The Nutcracker engagement, which the DTH dancers accepted, Alan Gordon, the executive director of AGMA, sent a letter to Ballet Concierto, explaining that because the American National Labor Relations Act applies to non-union groups, the DTH dancers would be considered strikebreakers.
The agrarian radicals of the People's Party carried Kansas in the election of 1892--the national victor, Grover Cleveland, didn't even place--and throughout that decade the Kansas Populists elected governors, legislators, and judges; the laws they passed ranged from a ban on Pinkerton strikebreakers to a pay cut for county officials.